Part-Time Paid Internship In Communications & Marketing | Downtown Alliance

Part-Time Paid Internship In Communications & Marketing

The Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc. is seeking a part-time, paid Communications & Marketing intern. The position would require no more than 23 hrs./week at $15/hour and be effective immediately.  This is a prime opportunity for students pursuing a degree in journalism, public relations or marketing to gain experience in a nonprofit focused on Lower Manhattan’s success.

The mission of the Alliance for Downtown New York is to provide service, advocacy, research and information to advance Lower Manhattan as a global model of a 21st century Central Business District for businesses, residents and visitors. We nurture relationships with district businesses, restaurants and hotels to develop cultural, arts and events programs for a diverse audience.

You will be an integral part of the Communications & Marketing team and your opinions and thoughts will be valued.


  • Compile daily press clips pertinent to the Downtown Alliance

  • Assist with compiling and organizing event listings

  • Draft written materials for publication and/or release, including blog posts, social media posts, marketing collateral and newsletters

  • Assist in designing visual materials (video + static) for social media, marketing collateral, etc.

  • Assist at events and news conferences

  • Handle fulfillment of requests for collateral material for various Lower Manhattan constituents

  • Work with members of the Communications & Marketing Team to support media requests

  • Some lifting required (up to approximately 20 lbs)


  • Pursuing a degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, and/or Marketing

  • Exceptional written, verbal and organizational skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Literate in Google G Suite (includes Docs, Sheets and Email)

  • Knowledge of graphic design programs or video editing a plus (Photoshop, Canva, iMovie, Premiere)

To apply:

Please send cover letters, resumes and one non-academic writing sample to:
Ron Dizon
Alliance for Downtown New York
120 Broadway, Suite 3340
New York, NY 10271

This position is eligible for overtime under the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. 

The Alliance for Downtown New York, Inc is an equal opportunity employer.